DSLR scan video is here!

UPDATE (1-11-19): COLOR NEGATIVE EDITING video is finally up.

UPDATE (7-9-18): Check out my vlog, which will feature a long-awaited update and addition to this video!.

It's unscripted on my behalf, and I really should attach this to an exhaustive post, but this is so long overdue I just want to get it out there for everyone who has been so patient. I hope it answers any questions! I'll be adding lots of notes to the video as I go, so keep checking and feel free to make suggestions and ask questions. 

BIG thanks to Ariel Rawlings for helping get the video finished and out there at last. 

Happy viewing, I hope!

P.S. Please note that I added a note to use a self timer if you forget your release cable like I did. Also, the longer your self timer is set for, the less vibration will show up. Mirror vibration at 1/15 or 1/20 of  second shouldn't be too terrible as far as I can tell. Of course, the best solution is to not forget your release cable ... 

Digital editing of black and white film negatives

July 24, 2018, update: The account I used to upload this video has been hijacked and I no longer have control over it. YouTube graciously helped me take it down, and you can see it at my vlog: ... I will now present the video in its original location ... slightly below this.

UPDATE: Check here for my new scanning video!

In my previous post, I discussed how to use a macro lens, light table and a copy stand to "scan" film with a DSLR. I made a quick video to explain some basics about how to edit the image when you get it to your computer. This video is a first take, so please excuse my "uhs," random errors (I correct most or all as I go) and any accidental omissions. Feel free to ask any questions you might have, or to ask me to fill in any gaps I possibly left. I posted my final edit below the video. Enjoy!

Jade on black and white film that was "scanned" by a DSLR and edited digitally. 

Jade on black and white film that was "scanned" by a DSLR and edited digitally.